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Fraser Coxhill

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QEB Hollis Whiteman (Chambers of Mark Ellison QC)


Fraser Coxhill provides expert advocacy and advice in a wide range of serious crime and quasi-criminal litigation including inquests and professional disciplinary proceedings. In crime, he defends and prosecutes in cases involving complex legal and evidential issues including murder, corruption, kidnap, human trafficking, conspiracy to supply class A drugs, money laundering, fraud and trading standards offences. Fraser regularly prosecutes (CPS Grade 3) on behalf of the CPS Special Case Work Division. Alone, he appears in multi-defendant trials concerning offences such as kidnap, false imprisonment, conspiracy to supply controlled drugs, and possessing firearms with intent to endanger life. He recently prosecuted individuals charged with conspiracy to supply 10 kilograms of cannabis. As led Junior, Fraser has particular experience of sensitive issues surrounding probe and cell-site evidence, RIPA, PII and cases involving the use CHIS. He is expert in all aspects of confiscation, restraint and forfeiture proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Fraser’s civil and disciplinary practice includes: advising and appearing on behalf of the HMRC in proceedings before the First Tier Tribunal (Tax); Police officers via the Police Federation of England and Wales; The Security Industry Authority; The General Dental Council; The Nursing and Midwifery Council; The General Social Care Council; Solicitors appearing before the SRA; and HGV drivers appearing before Traffic Commissioners. Fraser also provides advice and representation in relation to all features of the inquest process. He recently appeared on behalf of the Royal British Legion to represent the family of a soldier killed in Iraq.


Called in 2004, Fraser was elected to the Bar Council in 2008 and during his tenure was an active member of the Criminal Bar Association and Young Barristers’ Committee. He is committed to undertaking pro-bono work. He completed a United States death row internship to Arizona, and has assisted in advising on potential Privy Council Appeal cases. Fraser also regularly provides training sessions to various organisations on aspects of law and procedure. He recently delivered a seminar on interviewing techniques and giving evidence to Trading Standards officers and lawyers. He is also responsible for chambers’ pupil advocacy programme comprising weekly training sessions over a six-month period.


Registered with the Bar Council Public Access Directory; Public Access Bar Association (PABA); member of BASL.


Birmingham City University (LLB Hons, first class); BPP Law School (Bar Vocational Course Very, Competent).

London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Fraser Coxhill - QEB Hollis WhitemanHis work includes challenging cases for the CPS as well as private defence.

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